RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021 Notification: Application Form (Out) Online Eligibility Exam Date

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021 | Application Form online apply: RBI has released a short notification for the recruitment of eligible candidates for 322 Grade B post through Direct Recruitment in newspaper. The RBI Grade B application process has started from 28th January 2021. Those who are interested can submit their applications through online mode. RBI Grade B Applications should be submitted on time before the due date i.e. 15th February 2021.

Interested candidates should submit their applications only through the online mode and through the official link. No other mode of application is not available. The official application link is mentioned below in this article. RBI Grade B Application submitted through any other mode shall be rejected.

newUpdate (28th January 2021): RBI Grade B 2021 Recruitment online application process has stared now. Apply using the links shared below.

For more details on RBI Grade B recruitment and application procedure, keep reading the article.

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online  

Recruitment RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021
Category Application details
Conducting Authority Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Advertisement No. 1/2020-21
Recruitment type Direct Recruitment
Total vacancy 322
Application process Active Now
Application mode Online 
Job location Anywhere in India
RBI official website https://www.rbi.org.in/
RBI Recruitment website https://opportunities.rbi.org.in
RBI Grade B Recruitment

RBI Grade B Recruitment – Schedule/ Important Dates 

Activities/ Events  Dates
Release of short notification 25th January 2021
Release of detailed notification 28th January 2021
Commencement of application/ registration & payment of application fee 28th January 2021
Last date for application & payment of application fee 15th February 2021
Last date editing application details 15th February 2021
Last date to print applications 2nd March 2021
Issue of admit card for phase I exam At least one week before the exam date
Gr B (DR)-General-
Phase-I exam
Phase II- Paper I, II & III online exam
6th March 2021
1st April 2021
Phase I Paper I
Phase II- Paper II & III Online/Written Exam

6th March 2021
31st March 2021 (to be confirmed in hall tickets)
Gr B (DR)- DSIM-
Phase I- paper I online exam
Phase II- Paper II & III online/written exam

6th March 2021
31st March 2021
Declaration of result Notified later
Interview Notified later
Final result Notified later

Pay Scale- ₹ 35,150/- per month plus allowances  

Short Notification-


RBI Grade B Application Vacancy Details  

Have a look the category-wise and post-wise vacancy details-

Name of the post

Category-wise vacancies


UR/ General

Schedule Caste (SC)

Schedule Tribe (ST)

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)


Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General

108 49 27 59 27


Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR

13 5 3 6 2


Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM

9 5 5 3 1



30 59 35 68 30 322

RBI Grade B Recruitment Selection Process

Selection of candidates for Grade B posts will be done on the basis of following stages-

  • Phase I- Online Examination

Candidates primarily have to appear for an online examination which is expected to be conducted at various exam centers in multiple shifts depending on the number of examinees. To qualify the Phase-I exam, candidates have to secure qualifying marks separately in each paper.  

  • Phase II- Online Examination

Candidates qualifying phase I exam have to appear for phase II examination which will be also an online exam. It is scheduled to be conducted in the month of April 2021.

  • Phase III- Interview

Candidates who will qualify phase II exam will be shortlisted for interview round. The call letter for interview will be made available on RBI website. Once the interview round will be over, final selection list will be prepared and published online.

No. of Attempts

  • UR candidates i.e. General Category candidates can appear for phase I exam only for 6 times. It means UR candidates who have already appeared six times for this exam are not eligible.
  • In case of SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/EWS candidates if posts are reserved for them then no such restriction applies to these candidates.  

RBI Grade B Application Form Eligibility Criteria     

Candidates can check the eligibility requirements shared below before submitting online applications-

Nativity Criteria   

  • Applicants should be a citizen of India.
  • However, a subject Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan Refugee, and other categories allowed by the recruiting authority are eligible.

Age Criteria 

  • Applicants must have attained an age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on 1st September 2021.
  • For candidates having MPhil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.      
  • A relaxation in upper age is also permissible to various reserved categories. The details are as follows-   
Category Permissible age relaxation
SC/ST  5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD (General) 10 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ ST) 15 years
Divorced Women & Widows 10 Years
Jammu and Kashmir residents (Between January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989) 5 Years
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces + 3 years additional (Up to the age of 50 years)   

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification  

For complete detail on educational requirements, candidates must read official advertisement.

RBI Grade B Application Process     

Application can be submitted only in online mode. Prospective candidates can follow the application procedure given below-  

  • Visit the online application link i.e. https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/rbigrbdsep19/.
  • On this page, click on “Click here for New Registration”
  • Enter name, contact, details and Email-Id and a provisional registration no. will generate. Applicants should note registration no. and password and keep it safe of future logins.
  • After registration, upload the scanned image of photograph and signature in respective field.
  • Now, proceed to fill other details in application form.
  • Enter all the required details in the appropriate fields.
  • Click on save and next button.
  • Preview of application form will appear.
  • Check the details once again before final submission and make necessary corrections.
  • Click on final submit button.
  • Proceed for payment of application fee.
  • On successful payment, an e-receipt will be generated. Take a printout of the receipt.
  • Lastly, take the printout of the application form before the due date.

Application fee and Intimation Charges

Category Charges applicable Amount to be paid
GEN/OBC/EWSs Application fee including intimation charges Rs.800/-
SC/ST/PwBD Only intimation charges Rs.100/-
Staff No fee No fee
  • Application fee can be paid through Internet Banking, Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • Application fee is non-refundable.

Examination Pattern

Phase I- Online Examination

  • Mode of exam- Online
  • No. of Paper- Single paper
  • Types of questions- Objective Type
  • Total questions- 200
  • Total marks-200


Total questions/total Marks

Total Duration

General Awareness



English Language

Quantitative Aptitude


Important Points related to RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021

  • Applications can be made only in online mode
  • Before online application, candidates should thoroughly read the official advertisement.
  • Candidates must keep all the details and required documents handy before online application.
  • Documents should be uploaded in prescribed format.
  • All the details be entered correctly.
  • Candidates should keep their registration no and password safe till the completion of selection procedure.
  • Applications should be submitted before the last date.
  • Mere registration in official portal will not imply that application has been submitted.

Important Links

RBI official portal Click Here
RBI recruitment portal Click Here
RBI Grade B Recruitment Detailed advertisement Click Here
new 2RBI Grade B Recruitment Apply Link Click Here– Available Now

In case of queries and doubt regarding application procedure, candidates can register their queries and complaints at https://cgrs.ibps.in/. While making the complaint they must mention ‘RBI Officers in Grade ‘B’-‘ DR’ General/ DEPR/ DSIM (as applicable) in the subject of the email.

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